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Smoking remains the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S., and it is driving up our healthcare costs, on the flip side, tobacco-control measures save lives and save money. The states that do more on tobacco control see their people live longer and cost less in health care.

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Tom Frieden

Tom Frieden

Thomas R. Frieden has been since 2009 the Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Acting Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. He was appointed by President Barack Obama. He served as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene from 2002–09.

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